Laragh Glendalough Notes Week Beg 17th Oct 2022

Crafty Crafters
The Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh is reaching out to anyone who would like to share a creative space with like minded people who enjoy being creative, sharing ideas and would like to connect with other people who share similar interests such as knitting, writing or art etc., in a social setting during the winter months.

Come along on November 9th from 11am to 1pm with €5 entry fee per person each week, tea/coffee provided by the centre, WIFI and laptop available for research.
If you have any questions call us at 0404 45600 or email us at

Christmas Tea Dance
Come along to the annual Christmas Tea Dance on Sunday 20th November 3pm – 6pm in the Brockagh Resource Centre with music by The Wicklow Man and hosted by Laragh Active Retirement. Entrance fee €7 with light refreshments.

Laragh Badminton – Change of Club Times

Badminton classes are in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh change of club times starting this week are as follows;  

Monday evenings: Adults 7.30-9.30pm. Thursdays Evenings: Juniors 4th class beginners 6-7pm, 5-6th class & 1st year secondary school 7-8pm, Teenagers 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th year Secondary School Classes 8-9pm. Contact Phil Curley 0404 45175/087 2067607 Or Gosia Ward 087 063 8898. Small club fee for the year applies for participation. All are welcome. 

Laragh & Glendalough Tidy Towns

Pure Mile Awards Night

We are delighted to be nominated for an award in the Community and Education category. Junior Tidy Towns members are also invited. The event will run from 7.30-9.30 at Brooklodge Hotel, with light refreshments.

Citizen Science Training

A series of training workshops for citizen science assessment of water quality using aquatic macroinvertebrates will be held in Laragh / Glendalough over the coming months.  In the first session on 5th November participants will learn about the main groups of water quality indicators and how to apply the first (and simplest) of the two water quality assessment systems that will be used in these sessions.  Please email to register your interest or for further details.

Village Clean ups

Village clean ups for winter now on the first Sat of  each month, starting the 5th of Nov. Junior Tidy Towns hopefully joining us . Meet opposite Lynhams at 10am to help clean up the village bedding area and the Community Garden.

Holistic Self-Defence Class

A self-defence course facilitated by Dara Clear, who has been practicing martial arts for 30 years will be starting in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh on Oct 25th, Nov 1st, 8th and 15th from 6:30-8:30pm.

Practical and holistic approaches to self-protection will be taught across the 4-night course. No prior experience necessary. Book early as places are limited. To book contact  Dara at 089 226 8851(deposit required).

Table Quiz for Laragh Christmas Tree Lighting Event

It’s getting back to that time of year and it has been a long time since we have been able to hold a fundraising event and we hope you can all come out to support.

The table quiz will be held in Lynhams of Laragh on Friday October 21st at 8pm with a raffle on the night. Table of four people at €40. Any enquiries contact Collette on 086 607 3700.

Elevation School of Performing Arts

With years of professional experience and teacher training, Kate O’Connor established Elevation School of Performing Arts in 2005 to train students to the highest of standards. Training focuses on performance and the option to take part in Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing Grade exams, as well as Drama exams with the Irish Board of Speech and Drama. With a team of qualified, experienced and professional teachers ESPA aims to create well rounded, versatile performers. Offering the very best in Jazz, Modern Theatre dance, Ballet, Hip Hop, Drama & Musical Theatre classes to students from 3 years to adults. Training focuses on performance and optional ISTD and IBSD Grade exams, creating well rounded, versatile performers. Contact to register your interest in classes. Classes at the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Pilates Classes in Laragh

Pilates strengthens core muscles, improves muscle control, flexibility, strength and tone, as well as alignment and breathing. Zara Elkinson has trained and qualified through the STOTT Pilates Method of Movement. This method combines modern theories of exercise science with spinal rehabilitation, which gives a safe and effective exercise that sees results and is accessible to all. Offering STOTT Pilates Matwork Classes based in Co.Wicklow. Both group and private classes available, Beginners and Improvers welcome!  Like on Facebook @PilatesWithZara. Contact Zara on 0879367474. Classes are on Mon eve at 7pm.

Brockagh Christmas Market

Our very popular and successful Christmas Market is back on Sunday 4th Dec 2022 from 10am to 3pm. As always, there will be a great selection of gifts, crafts, baking, jewellery, art, and beauty products etc.. Making your Christmas shopping experience a pleasure. Traders are now welcome to contact Michelle at to get a booking form or for more information phone 0404 45600,

Brockagh Digital Hub

Join us in our shared working hub in the beautiful valley of Laragh & Glendalough with free parking, window views surrounding your work space and tea/coffee facilities.

We have a mixture of Hot Desks, Dedicated (Weekly/Monthly) Desks, Pod and Meeting rooms available with High Speed Broadband Connection. Register now as a Member on our site. The second phase of the National Voucher Scheme is due to be launched at the end of September. You must register as a member on the connected hubs site to avail of these free vouchers when they’re launched. All bookings to be made through Brockagh Hub is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. For more information or enquiries please email or if you would like to speak with a staff member phone us Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm 0404 45600.